Equally at home on modern and period instruments, violist and violinist Anna Griffis has performed in Mexico, Turkey, Austria, Taiwan, and throughout North America. She is a member of the New Bedford Symphony (principal) and the Albany Symphony and performs regularly with the Rhode Island Philharmonic, Emmanuel Music, Blue Heron, Les Bostonades, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and Boston Lyric Opera. She co-founded Chicago-based Trio Speranza, prize winners at the Early Music America baroque competition, and performs with and is executive director of the Boston-based new music group Ludovico Ensemble. Anna studied at Lawrence University, The Hartt School of Music, Tanglewood Music Center, and Boston University. She is on faculty at the Dana Hall School of Music, The New School of Music, and Tufts University, and is an affiliate artist at MIT. Anna oversees public relations for the Tufts Music Department and is a freelance graphic designer specializing in programs and publications. Originally from Annapolis, MD, Anna now lives in the great neighborhood of Lower Allston with her bassoonist husband and their cat, Pig. In addition to music, she gets excited about road trips, diners, and gardens.